Roberts Defends SCOTUS After VP Harris, Democrats Attack Court’s Legitimacy

Roberts Defends SCOTUS After VP Harris, Democrats Attack Court’s Legitimacy


Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts defended the court from attacks on its legitimacy.

Speaking to jurists at the 10th Circuit Bench and Bar Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Roberts pointed out that the nation’s highest court has always handled controversial cases, and decided some cases that provoked strong reactions from the public. However, Roberts pushed back on recent attacks against the legitimacy of the court itself, saying that disagreeing with an opinion on a controversial issue does not call into question the legitimacy of the court.

“The court has always decided controversial cases and decisions always have been subject to intense criticism and that is entirely appropriate,” Roberts told attendees at the conference, via the New York Post. “But I don’t understand the connection between the

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